Law (Combined degree)


Students enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce and Bachelor of Laws combined degree complete nine core Law units of study (48 credit points). Students must complete their law units of study in the yearly sequence indicated in the following tables. All law units in the first four years of the degree are compulsory. In their fifth year, students choose elective law units to complete their degree. Students should note that the law units of study cannot be counted as a major in the Bachelor of Commerce component of this combined degree.

(1) Core units of study (first three years of study)


In the first three years of study, students complete ten core units of study – including two zero credit point units (48 credit points) for the Bachelor of Laws component of their combined degree. Students must complete these units in the yearly sequence set out in the degree progression table.

YEAR SESSION UNIT OF STUDY
CREDIT POINTS
First year of study
   

Semester 1

LAWS1006 Foundations of Law  6

Semester 2

LAWS1012 Torts 6

Semester 2

LAWS1024 Legal Research 0
Second year of study
   

Semester 1

LAWS1014 Civil and Criminal Procedure  6

Semester 1

LAWS1015 Contracts  6

Semester 2

LAWS1016 Criminal Law  6
Third year of study
     

Semester 1

LAWS1023 Public International Law 6

Semester 2

LAWS1017 Torts and Contracts II 6

Semester 2

LAWS1021 Public Law  6

(2) Core and elective units of study (fourth and fifth years of study)

Students usually complete the Bachelor of Commerce component of the combined degree by the end of their third year of full-time study, and the Bachelor of Laws component continues for another two years. From their fourth year of full-time study, students complete core and Part 1 and Part 2 elective units of study (96 credit points) from the Sydney Law School as set out in the unit of study tables in the Sydney Law School Handbook.